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Mat Men struggle at Classic

Mat Men struggle at Classic

The McNary High School varsity wrestling team attended the Oregon Classic where Celt Alvarro Venegas took down one of the state’s top-ranked wrestlers. Venegas threw down with Roseburg High School’s Will Reddekopp at the Redmond-based tournament and came up with a 3-2 win. Venegas was one of only two Celts to escape with outright wins […]

MCFD1 tabs Henson replacement

MCFD1 tabs Henson replacement

A long-time employee of Marion County Fire District #1 has been selected as its new chief. The MCFD1 Fire Board announced Terry Riley as the new chief of the district at its meeting last week. Riley had served as interim chief since the departure of J. Kevin Henson last October. Riley’s appointment was effective immediately. […]

“Is There Life after Football? Surviving the NFL” by James A. Holstein, Richard S. Jones & George E. Koonce, Jr.

“Is There Life after Football? Surviving the NFL” by James A. Holstein, Richard S. Jones & George E. Koonce, Jr.

“Is There Life after Football? Surviving the NFL” by James A. Holstein, Richard S. Jones & George E. Koonce, Jr. c.2015, New York University Press $27.95 / higher in Canada 321 pages   BOOK REVIEW by TERRI SCHLICHENMEYER Your favorite player was out for most of the season. Last fall, he took a hit mid-pass and went […]

Omigod, you guys!

Omigod, you guys!

Legally Blonde opens at McNary

Girls fall to Saxons, trounce Olys

Girls fall to Saxons, trounce Olys

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes McNary High School’s girls varsity basketball team won one and lost one last week, both by wide margins. The Lady Celts (3-2 in the Greater Valley Conference) lost to South Salem High School 63-32 Tuesday, Jan. 6, and thumped Sprague High School 68-12 three days later. In regard […]

Design of the divine?

Design of the divine?

By MICHAEL GERSON The biographer Eric Metaxas recently made waves by arguing that modern science increasingly “makes the case for God.” Writing in The Wall Street Journal, he framed some rather weak arguments about planetary science, claiming that the parameters for the emergence of life are so precise and unlikely that they point to divine […]

How government helps the 1 percent

How government helps the 1 percent

By E.J. DIONNE JR. You may think that government takes a lot of money from the wealthy and gives it to poor people. You might also assume that the rich pay a lot to support government while the poor pay a pittance. There is nothing wrong with you if you believe this. Our public discourse […]

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Agenda for Keizer City Council meeting

Tuesday, January 20

William Ray Hanson

William Ray Hanson

March 15, 1921 – January 11, 2015

Don’t say Islam is violent

Don’t say Islam is violent

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS Here’s what I love about the French: They’ve long understood the dangers presented by radical Islam. French President Francois Hollande swiftly called the deadly shooting at Paris’ Charlie Hebdo magazine “an act of exceptional barbarity,” without doubt a terrorist attack. There was no hedging. The Socialist leader didn’t engage in the […]

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